Jan Rodowicz

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Jan Rodowicz "Anoda"
Born (1923-03-07)7 March 1923
Warsaw, Poland
Died 7 January 1949(1949-01-07) (aged 25)
Warsaw, Poland
Jan Rodowicz after arrest by MBP

Jan Rodowicz codename: Anoda (7 March 1923 in Warsaw – 7 January 1949 in Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish Scoutmaster (podharcmistrz), First Lieutenant of the AK-Szare Szeregi. During the German occupation of Poland in World War II Rodowicz was member of Wawer and the Grupy Szturmowe (Assault Groups) of the Szare Szeregi. He took part in several sabotage actions against the German forces, among others in the so-called Arsenal action on 26 March 1943. During the Warsaw Uprising he was second-in-commander of the III platoon "Felek", 2. company "Rudy" of the Batalion Zośka.

In December 1948 he was arrested by the communist on the personal order of Julia Bristygierowa from Ministry of Public Security of Poland and died on 7 January 1949. He was tortured and beaten to death.